The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 47 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 158 121 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.64% 2.04% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.89% 6.76% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 102 86
Median daily rate £450 £444 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £187.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
REST
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1226 1790 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.03% 30.23% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1462 1276
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 176 (61.11%) Java
2 162 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (39.58%) HTML
4 112 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 106 (36.81%) TDD
6 105 (36.46%) Web Services
7 95 (32.99%) Finance
8 92 (31.94%) CSS
8 92 (31.94%) SOAP
9 90 (31.25%) Scrum
10 88 (30.56%) JSON
11 82 (28.47%) HTML5
12 78 (27.08%) Banking
13 68 (23.61%) CSS3
14 65 (22.57%) AngularJS
14 65 (22.57%) NoSQL
14 65 (22.57%) XML
15 64 (22.22%) Git (software)
16 63 (21.88%) SQL
17 59 (20.49%) Spring
18 49 (17.01%) Node.js
19 47 (16.32%) MongoDB
20 46 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
21 42 (14.58%) MySQL
21 42 (14.58%) OO
22 41 (14.24%) Apache Cassandra
23 40 (13.89%) Web Development
24 38 (13.19%) BDD
24 38 (13.19%) SDLC
25 37 (12.85%) jQuery

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (7.99%) Tomcat
2 21 (7.29%) CMS
3 11 (3.82%) Mule
4 10 (3.47%) Jetty
4 10 (3.47%) nginx
5 9 (3.13%) JBoss
5 9 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.08%) Mule ESB
9 5 (1.74%) WordPress
10 4 (1.39%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.04%) Drupal
12 2 (0.69%) Apache
12 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.35%) IIS
13 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Radian6
2 1 (0.35%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.82%) TestFlight
4 8 (2.78%) SaaS
5 7 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.08%) GitHub
7 5 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.39%) Google App Engine
8 4 (1.39%) Lucidchart
9 3 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.04%) Force.com
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.69%) Boomi
11 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.35%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.56%) HTTP
2 9 (3.13%) Internet
3 6 (2.08%) Network Security
4 4 (1.39%) CTI
5 2 (0.69%) FTP
5 2 (0.69%) SSL
6 1 (0.35%) Firewall
6 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.35%) SSH
6 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) VPN
6 1 (0.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (22.57%) NoSQL
2 47 (16.32%) MongoDB
3 42 (14.58%) MySQL
4 41 (14.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (10.42%) Relational Database
6 19 (6.60%) RDBMS
7 16 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 13 (4.51%) Neo4j
9 11 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (3.82%) CouchDB
9 11 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.82%) SQLite
10 9 (3.13%) Apache Hive
10 9 (3.13%) Big Data
10 9 (3.13%) Impala
11 8 (2.78%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.08%) Redis
13 3 (1.04%) DB2
13 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 64 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 32 (11.11%) JUnit
3 28 (9.72%) Maven
4 20 (6.94%) Jenkins
5 19 (6.60%) Selenium
6 18 (6.25%) Grunt
6 18 (6.25%) Subversion
7 17 (5.90%) Bower
8 16 (5.56%) gulp
8 16 (5.56%) JIRA
9 14 (4.86%) Mockito
10 13 (4.51%) Cucumber
11 10 (3.47%) RSpec
12 8 (2.78%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.74%) EasyMock
13 5 (1.74%) Gradle
13 5 (1.74%) JBehave
13 5 (1.74%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.74%) Vagrant
General
1 95 (32.99%) Finance
2 78 (27.08%) Banking
3 21 (7.29%) Games
4 19 (6.60%) Advertising
5 15 (5.21%) Marketing
6 12 (4.17%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.47%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.78%) Law
9 4 (1.39%) Publishing
9 4 (1.39%) Retail
10 3 (1.04%) Legal
11 2 (0.69%) Back Office
11 2 (0.69%) Front Office
12 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 229 (79.51%) Developer
2 107 (37.15%) Java Developer
3 41 (14.24%) Senior Developer
4 38 (13.19%) Agile Developer
5 36 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
6 25 (8.68%) Web Developer
7 23 (7.99%) JavaScript Developer
8 21 (7.29%) iOS Developer
9 16 (5.56%) Architect
9 16 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (4.86%) HTML Developer
11 13 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (4.17%) Android Developer
12 12 (4.17%) Angular Developer
12 12 (4.17%) Senior iOS Developer
13 9 (3.13%) AWS Developer
13 9 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
14 8 (2.78%) Lead Developer
14 8 (2.78%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (39.58%) HTML
2 105 (36.46%) Web Services
3 92 (31.94%) CSS
3 92 (31.94%) SOAP
4 88 (30.56%) JSON
5 82 (28.47%) HTML5
6 68 (23.61%) CSS3
7 65 (22.57%) AngularJS
7 65 (22.57%) XML
8 59 (20.49%) Spring
9 49 (17.01%) Node.js
10 37 (12.85%) jQuery
11 34 (11.81%) Ajax
12 25 (8.68%) Backbone.js
13 22 (7.64%) JMS
14 20 (6.94%) Hibernate
15 19 (6.60%) .NET
16 17 (5.90%) Sass
16 17 (5.90%) WebSockets
17 16 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.76%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.29%) User Experience
3 15 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.13%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.43%) Fintech
7 7 (2.43%) Semantic Web
8 6 (2.08%) Derivative
8 6 (2.08%) Digital Media
8 6 (2.08%) Equities
8 6 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.74%) STB
10 4 (1.39%) IVR
11 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.72%) Linux
2 26 (9.03%) Apple iOS
3 22 (7.64%) Unix
4 16 (5.56%) Android
5 3 (1.04%) Windows
6 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (36.81%) TDD
3 90 (31.25%) Scrum
4 46 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (14.58%) OO
6 40 (13.89%) Web Development
7 38 (13.19%) BDD
7 38 (13.19%) SDLC
8 36 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 32 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 28 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 28 (9.72%) Test Automation
11 27 (9.38%) Front End Development
11 27 (9.38%) MVC
12 26 (9.03%) OOP
12 26 (9.03%) Open Source
13 25 (8.68%) iOS Development
14 22 (7.64%) Microservices
15 21 (7.29%) Kanban
15 21 (7.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 176 (61.11%) Java
2 112 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 63 (21.88%) SQL
4 29 (10.07%) Scala
5 24 (8.33%) PHP
6 22 (7.64%) C#
7 20 (6.94%) Objective-C
8 19 (6.60%) Python
8 19 (6.60%) Ruby
9 17 (5.90%) Apple Swift
10 9 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.43%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.08%) Apex Code
13 6 (2.08%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.08%) Perl
13 6 (2.08%) XPath
14 5 (1.74%) C++
15 4 (1.39%) Go
16 3 (1.04%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.90%) Degree
2 12 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SDET
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) FATCA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (5.21%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.43%) Puppet
3 5 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.69%) Ansible
4 2 (0.69%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.69%) Nagios
5 1 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 24 (8.33%) Oracle
2 14 (4.86%) Google
3 13 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.08%) Apple
4 6 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 5 (1.74%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.74%) Facebook
5 5 (1.74%) IBM
5 5 (1.74%) Twitter
6 4 (1.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.39%) VMware
7 3 (1.04%) Informatica
7 3 (1.04%) Sybase
7 3 (1.04%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.69%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.69%) Murex
8 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.35%) Conga
9 1 (0.35%) Dell
9 1 (0.35%) Solace
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